Larson, Ludovic Marinius (1887-1977)

Funeral services for Ludovic Larson, 90, a long-time resident of the Holt community, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m., at the Nazareth Lutheran church at Holt. Larson died Monday morning at Northwestern hospital.

Rev. Duane Aipperspach will officiate at the services. Mrs. John Anderson will be the organist and Rev. Conrad Cornelius, the soloist. Interment will be in the Holt cemetery. Military honors will be by the American Legion post of Thief River Falls and the World War One Barracks.

Pallbearers will be Kern Larson, John Chrzanowski, Edmund Davis, Craig Larson, Jerald Larson and Jeffrey Boyum.

The body is reposing at the Green Funeral home and will repose at the church for one hour prior to the time of services.

Ludovic Larson was born July 17, 1887 in Excel township, Marshall county, to Carl and Eline Larson. He attended school and grew to manhood in that community. He also attended business school at Crookston.

Larson was a veteran of World War One. Following his discharge from the U.S. Army, he returned to the Holt community.

On June 25, 1919, he was united in marriage to Gunda Moe at the Moe home. The couple lived at Stephen for a short time before settling on a farm in the Holt community, where he had since resided.

Larson was a member of the Nazareth Lutheran church, had served as president of the congregation and was a member of the church council for several years. He also served as clerk of the school board for 25 years.

Surviving are three daughters; Mrs. Kenneth (Beatrice) Boyum, Greenbush, Mrs. William (Evelyn) Owen, Dayton, Ohio, and Mrs. Conrad (Dorothy) Cornelius, Sanford, N.C.; three sons, Lowell Larson, Thief River Falls, Orville, Holt, and Donald, Carrington, N.D.; 23 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters; Mrs. Clara Tharaldson and Mrs. Ragna Tollefsrud, both of Dallas, Ore.; and two brothers, Clarence Larson, Holt and Arthur, Troutdale, Ore.

He was preceded in death by his wife, who died Sept. 16, 1974; one grandchild; a brother and one sister.

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky

Author: W Saewyc

An amateur genealogist and internet hobbyist.

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